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  1. uncanny:


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Detailed Synonyms for uncanny in English

uncanny:

uncanny adj

  1. uncanny
    – suggesting the operation of supernatural influences 1
    weird; unearthly; uncanny; eldritch
    – suggesting the operation of supernatural influences 1
    • weird adj
      • the three weird sisters1
    • unearthly adj
      • an unearthly light1
      • he could hear the unearthly scream of some curlew piercing the din1
    • uncanny adj
      • stumps...had uncanny shapes as of monstrous creatures1
    • eldritch adj
      • an eldritch screech1
  2. uncanny
    – surpassing the ordinary or normal 1
    preternatural; uncanny
    – surpassing the ordinary or normal 1
    • preternatural adj
      • Beyond his preternatural affability there is some acid and some steel1
    • uncanny adj
      • his uncanny sense of direction1

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Related Definitions for "uncanny":

  1. suggesting the operation of supernatural influences1
    • stumps...had uncanny shapes as of monstrous creatures1
  2. surpassing the ordinary or normal1
    • his uncanny sense of direction1